Jul 18, 2014

Fuji Heavy to recall Subaru Legacy cars over computer fault

Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd. said Thursday it is recalling 10,143 Subaru Legacy sedans with turbo-charged engines sold in Japan to fix a programming fault that could cause engine damage. In a report filed with the transport ministry, Fuji Heavy said wrongly programmed computers in ...

Sony eyes sale of PC business

Feb 5, 2014

Sony eyes sale of PC business

Sony Corp. is in talks to sell its Japanese personal computer business to buyout firm Japan Industrial Partners Inc., according to a source with knowledge of the situation. A memorandum of understanding for a sale, which will include the Vaio brand, could be released ...

Pro shogi players defeated by computer programs

Apr 22, 2013

Pro shogi players defeated by computer programs

Five professional shogi players lost Saturday to computer programs in a public competition, stunning the world of Japanese chess. Hiroyuki Miura, 39, lost against the GPSShogi program in the last of the five matches in this year’s Shogi Master Versus Machine Match series. In ...